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Hockey player breaks back, switches to figure skating

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:17am
Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta introduces us to Max Aaron, who, despite a dislike of the cold, grew up on an ice rink. As a child, he aspired to play in the NHL. But that changed when he broke his back. Less than a year later, he got back on the ice in figure skates.
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Is homework making kids sick?

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 7:22am
Research shows some students are doing more than three hours of homework a night -- and that all that pressure can make them sick.
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Posture matters

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 2:08pm
CNN's Carl Azuz looks at the importance of having good posture and highlights some of our common mistakes.
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Canada patient tests negative for Ebola

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 9:54am
A man in Canada who was suspected of having Ebola has tested negative for viral hemorrhagic fevers, according to a spokesman for the World Health Organization.
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10 ways to stay GMO-free

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 8:53am
It seems like everyone is talking about the dangers of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) these days. But what are GMOs exactly?
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I plan to make time for my health

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 7:34am
There's not enough time. That was the excuse I used for 19 years. Now I know there's enough time. I just have to make time.
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Race to stop malaria 'time bomb'

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 7:31am
From Cambodia comes a stark warning: Malaria is becoming resistant to medication. At a remote border outpost, scientists are making a last stand against the disease.
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Canada probes possible Ebola case

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 7:22am
Doctors are examining a man who traveled from Liberia and is exhibiting symptoms consistent with viral hemorrhagic fevers.
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10 allergens you've never heard of

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 7:20am
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WHO: 7 million died from air pollution in 2012

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 7:09am
An estimated 7 million people died due to air pollution globally in 2012, with more than half of the deaths linked to indoor smoke from cook stoves, according to a report by the World Health Organization.
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Best (and worst) foods for your heart

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:30pm
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States -- a respectable reason to show your heart some love and attention. To keep your ticker in tip-top shape, add these best foods to your daily health routine -- and kick the worst to the curb.
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Mumps outbreak spreads beyond Ohio State campus

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:28pm
An outbreak of mumps, first reported at The Ohio State University, has spread beyond campus and into the community, health officials said.
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Dresses inspired by cancer cells

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:18pm
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Diabetes and TB: A growing threat

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 12:38pm
Today, the biggest risk for tuberculosis is not HIV/AIDS, which led to a surge in cases in the late 1980s, but diabetes.
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Allergy-proof your day

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 7:25am
Allergy-proof your day
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Sleep loss may cause brain damage

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 7:24am
Are you a truck driver or shift worker planning to catch up on some sleep this weekend?
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Military wife's 100-lb surprise

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 10:24am
Misty Shaffer lost more than 100 pounds before her Army specialist husband returned from his overseas deployment.
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Mysterious fever virus reported in Guinea

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 10:23am
Since February 49 people have gotten sick and 29 have died from an unidentified illness characterized by fever, diarrhea and vomiting in Guinea, according to the West African nation's minister of health, Remy Lamah.
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